Newcastle Airport caters for around 5 million passengers each year and is a popular destination in the North of England. It’s ideally located to visit anywhere in the North as well as Scotland. There are so many places of outstanding natural beauty that are a relatively short drive from Newcastle, the Lake District and the North York Moors National Park are 2 such places that are well worth visiting.
Newcastle Airport Car Hire
By using the booking form below, you can get a free quote or book your car directly with any of the car hire suppliers that service this airport. It’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Newcastle Airport car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and many more.
Travel Distances From Newcastle
Newcastle to Redcar Via A19 – 56 miles
Newcastle to Whitby Via A19 and A171 – 78 miles
Newcastle to Darlington Via A1(M) – 43 miles
Newcastle to Carlisle Via A69 – 57 miles
Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed Via A1 – 63 miles
Newcastle to Ambleside (Lake District National Park) Via A686 – 90 miles
Newcastle to Edinburgh Via A696 and A68 – 97 miles
Newcastle Airport provides passengers with good all round facilities for use during their time at the airport.
Internet & Wi-Fi Access
At Newcastle you get 45 minutes of free access to Wi-Fi, to connect, pick _NCLAirportWiFi from your list of available connections and click to connect.
There’s a nice choice of restaurants and other food outlets at Newcastle, drop in at Bar 11 for a nice menu, they serve everything from chicken tikka masala to a traditional ham, egg and chips, and for the smokers amongst you, they have an outdoor smoking area, the smoking area is for customers only. For sandwiches, cakes and other snacks, try Greggs, they have a great selection that are freshly made.
The Flying Hippo is an American-style diner serving chicken wings, pizzas and burgers, along with numerous other dishes and a good selection of beers, wines and spirits, they also have family dining booths that have Flying Hippo games in them to keep children happily occupied during meals. You’ll also find the usual coffee houses at the airport such as Starbucks and Caffe Ritazza.
There are 2 lounges at Newcastle, the Aspire Lounge is suitable for both business and pleasure travellers, your booking will include hot and cold food and drinks, there’s also a quiet zone where you’ll have chargging points for your phones and laptops. There’s also the British Airways Lounge in departures after going through security, these are for British Airways passengers only, but some other card holders can also book them, they include TV, Wi-Fi, snacks and drinks.
You have all of the usual stores at Newcastle, there’s Boots, Accessorize, Dixons Travel, and WH Smith to name but a few, so if you need newspapers, books, phones, jewellery, toiletries, chargers, memory cards, sun protection creams or any thing else, you’ll be sure to find what you need there. You can also get spa treatments from Aerospa, so you could treat yourself to some lovely relaxation therapies before your flight. There are ATMs located around the airport for your convenience.